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U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the...

June 18, 2014 12:57 pm

Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to Silicon Valley, Israeli business daily Globes reported on Wednesday. "It is...

Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology originating at Bar Ilan University and produced in Canada in collaboration with Alcoa...

At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's National Pavilion, are presenting advanced solutions for symmetric warfare in urban areas, in response to the critical needs and developing...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am

Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily...

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm

In 2013, Norway Government Pension Fund Investment in Israeli Stock Market Rose 43% to $1 Billion

The Government Pension Fund of Norway, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world,...

June 9, 2014 2:45 pm

Israel Knesset Finance Committee Approves Joint Investment Trust Law, Opening Door for Foreign Funds to Distribute Products in Israel

Israel's Knesset took one step closer to allowing foreign funds to distribute investment products in...

June 18, 2014 12:57 pm

U.S. and Israel Discuss Advancing Economic Cooperation

JNS.org - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew met with Israeli economic leaders on Wednesday to discuss advancing economic ties between the two...

June 18, 2014 12:54 pm

Google’s Eric Schmidt Says Tel Aviv Close Second to Silicon Valley – ‘Nowhere in the World is Comparable’

Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt on Monday told a group of Israeli entrepreneurs in Tel Aviv that their city was a very close second to...

June 17, 2014 10:21 am

Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System (VIDEO)

Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road testing a 1,100-mile range electric car based on a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology originating at Bar...

June 17, 2014 10:18 am

At Paris Military Expo, Israel Brings Solutions for Assymetrical Warfare

At the Eurosatory 2014 military expo in Paris, 30 Israeli defense companies, a record for Israel's National Pavilion, are presenting advanced solutions for symmetric warfare in...

June 17, 2014 9:35 am

Israeli Defense Ministry Gets $289 Million Budget Increase

JNS.org - The budget dispute between the Israeli defense and finance ministries was settled Monday, as the Finance Ministry partially granted the Defense Ministry's...

June 16, 2014 6:26 pm

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Lieberman Leads Roadshow to Africa, Where Israeli Exports Total $1.4 Billion

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman is leading a delegation of 50 Israeli executives to Africa this week, Bloomberg News reported on Monday. Israel's sub-Saharan...

June 13, 2014 4:47 pm

Israeli IT Expert Identifies Gmail Flaw, Prevents Hackers From Capturing Email Addresses

Israeli computers expert Oren Hafif was featured this week in Wired Magazine and the Daily Mail for helping to save users of Google's Gmail program...

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm

In 2013, Norway Government Pension Fund Investment in Israeli Stock Market Rose 43% to $1 Billion

The Government Pension Fund of Norway, the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, has increased its position in shares of Israeli companies, adding...

June 9, 2014 2:45 pm

Israel Knesset Finance Committee Approves Joint Investment Trust Law, Opening Door for Foreign Funds to Distribute Products in Israel

Israel's Knesset took one step closer to allowing foreign funds to distribute investment products in the Jewish state, when the Finance Committee's sub-committee on capital...

June 3, 2014 10:29 am

CEOs Welcome Select Students to Special Birthright Program

JNS.org - Birthright Israel Excel, a new program from Taglit-Birthright Israel, has brought 40 select students from North America in Israel for 10-week internships...

May 30, 2014 5:47 pm

India, Israel Ink $5 Million Joint Educational Research Program

JNS.org - India and Israel announced a new $5 million joint research program to further strengthen the education-sector collaboration between the two countries. The deal...

May 30, 2014 10:28 am

Israel Economy Minister Bennett: ‘We Are Shifting Our Economic Resources to Bangalore, Africa and China, China, China’

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett told a technology conference in Tel Aviv last week that "Israel is going east," with the government announcing a...

May 28, 2014 12:57 pm

Yeshiva University’s Medical School, Montefiore Agree to Form New Joint Entity

JNS.org - The Montefiore Health System and Yeshiva University (YU) on Tuesday announced an agreement to form a new joint entity in which Montefiore...

May 27, 2014 10:14 am

Audi Reveals Predecessor Exploited Slave Labor Under Nazis

DW - German car maker Audi unveiled a dark chapter in its history on Monday, saying its predecessor company had exploited slave labor under the...

Features

Female Israeli Lone Soldiers May Finally Get Their Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Part of the widely admired strength of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

World

White House: President Trump ‘Deeply Disappointed and Concerned’...

President Donald Trump is “deeply disappointed and concerned” by the ongoing upsurge in antisemitism across the US, White House Press...

Israel

Heads of ‘Gaza Envelope’ Regional Councils Express Hope That Is...

The heads of local authorities in the "Gaza envelope" in southern Israel expressed hope on Monday -- in the wake...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Fle...

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at the Sinai-Gaza border. A military spokesperson told Egyptian...

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